How To Calmly Walk The Tightrope Of Life. - Porsha Carr Blog

How To Calmly Walk The Tightrope Of Life.

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Life can be like a tightrope. Some times it may be scary, and when you look down, you may fear that you will plummet downwards. At other times, you may have it in your stride. You may gain momentum and with it confidence. Every day, billions of people traverse the tightrope of life. Some seem to do it with great success, while others are always in fear of losing their balance. 

But during these times when we look down and see the ground below us, we fear that we can’t carry on. This may be due to lots of problems in life that get thrown at us. You may be struggling with work-related stress, a breakdown in a relationship, debt, or child custody rights. Whatever your problems, there will be solutions and ways of dealing with it. 

Admit That Getting Stressed Or Depressed Is Natural

Feeling down or worried is a part of life. Everyone will feel like that at some point or the other, and if you are struggling with this for a long period, then you should not beat yourself up. You may feel as though you are a failure. This is not the case, though. Our brain has a natural coping method that creates certain hormones during periods of stress. The feelings that you have may come from a chemical reaction. When we feel anxious, this is often due to an overproduction of adrenaline. This keeps us feeling on edge and ready for something bad to happen so that we can react immediately. This is natural, and admitting this to yourself will allow you to get on with trying to recover. 

Speak To Someone Close To You

Your friends and family care about you. They should be there to support you when you need them. Turn to them and talk about your problems. Sharing your situation will help you get some new insight and perspective. Even just talking about things will help you unburden and you will feel like a weight has been lifted. 

Seek Out Professional Advice

Whatever your situation, there are businesses and support groups that are able to help you. When it comes to legal advice and support, you may want to get a consultation with a law firm or seek out some free citizens advice. If you are struggling financially, speak to your bank or a debt charity for some pointers in putting you back on track. For relationship issues, you may want to see a couples therapist together to try to understand each other's perspectives better. Or for health-related problems, including depression, speak with your doctor. 

Look After Yourself With A Self Care Routine

Think about including some calming meditation within your daily routine. This will help to refocus you and give you the mental clarity that you need to deal with all of the tasks required to get you back on track. 
Make sure you are eating and sleeping well. Your health is vital, and getting run down or picking up a virus won’t do you any favors when you are going through some stressful times. 

Try and take some time to relax and get plenty of exercises, fresh air and do your best to maintain social connections. 

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